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Author Compo, Susan.

Title Warren Oates : a wild life / Susan A. Compo
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (502 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Screen classics
Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Contents Population boom -- A good horse -- Hi, I'm Warren -- Have gumption-will travel -- Bullfights and boots -- A diamond, a daughter, and a drunk -- Meanwhile, back at the raincheck -- It's chicken one day ... -- ... And feathers the next -- Cloudy and cool -- Beyond the valley of the summer of love -- All Sam's films are war films -- Leaving no turn unstoned -- Spread upon the earth -- The year of Warren Oates -- Secrets and strengths -- Three white suits -- Family style -- The grand experiment -- Another wilderness -- Dog days -- Something incredible -- Kettledrums roll -- No magic hour
Summary Though he never quite reached the lead actor status he worked so relentlessly to achieve, Warren Oates (1928-1982) is known today as one of the most memorable and skilled character actors of the 1960s and 1970s. With his rugged looks and measured demeanor, Oates crafted complex characters that were at once brazen and thoughtful, wild and subdued. Warren Oates: A Wild Life is the first book-length look at the actor whom friends remember as a hard-living, hard-drinking man who was kind and caring, but also as mean as a blue-eyed devil. Born in the small town of Depoy in rural western Kentucky, O
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-467) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Oates, Warren, 1928-1982.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008048337
ISBN 0813173329 (electronic bk.)
9780813173320 (electronic bk.)